Summer Can Help Inspire Home Decoration All Year

The sun-drenched colors and inviting textures of summer provide plenty of decorating ideas. The trick is doing it right: A summer-inspired interior can become a tacky, tropical disaster if it’s done with too heavy a hand.

But with a light touch and strategic choices, your home can be brightened all year long by the fleeting beauty of summer.

Above all, “do not be literal with summer,” said Los Angeles-based designer Betsy Burnham. Avoid putting up a sign that says, “Gone Fishin’ ” or displaying a collection of seashells on a table, she said.

Written By Melissa Rayworth, Associated Press

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L.A. Interior Designers Celebrate New Christofle Silver Pop-Up

“Million Dollar Decorator” Mary McDonald and several designers come out to the studio space for a collaboration between the iconic French silver brand and antique dealer JF Chen.

The night of June 13 proved to be a perfect blend of classic and modern as Los Angeles’s elite design community celebrated the collaboration between world-renowned French silver company Christofle, founded in 1830, and famed furniture dealer JF Chen, in their intimate creation, pop-up shop Studio Christofle, tucked away on Melrose Place.

Written By Vanessa Kogevinas

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